Stay Active in the Winter

Winter has set in and our days are shorter but that is no reason to hunker down and hibernate!   There are plenty of ways to be active in the winter, even when the weather turns cold.  Get in shape and have fun while you’re at it.  Try these fun activities to keep you and your family in motion through the winter months.  Depending on your location and likes, you can choose to workout inside or outside.

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Kombucha!

Jar of KombuchaKombucha – once reserved for small-batch do-it-yourself home-fermenters is now regularly found in farmers markets, health food stores, and even many mainstream supermarkets and gas stations across Wyoming. While many individuals are becoming more familiar with this popular beverage, numerous questions still arise: What is kombucha? How is it made? Is it even safe? Will it cure what ails you?

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Produce Safety

Woman cutting cantaloupeSliced melon is no stranger to foodborne illness! It’s considered a potentially hazardous food, meaning a food that has the ability for bacteria to grow and thrive. The recent multi-state outbreak of Salmonella infection has shed light on the importance of keeping cut melon safe. Continue reading Produce Safety

Don’t Be Spineless, Eat Cactus

Green cactusIf you are adventurous, you will want to know what to do with cactus! Cactus leaves are used in Mexican and Latin American cooking, but only leaves from one kind of cactus: the Prickly Pear Cactus, the same one that produces the Prickly Pear fruit. Continue reading Don’t Be Spineless, Eat Cactus